CP taking 21 to Regional UIL Meet

Lauren Kriss

Cedar Park dominates outside of sports too, as many T-Wolves demonstrated on Mar. 29 at the District Academic UIL Meet at Dripping Springs High School. Speech and debate also competed on Mar. 24.

Overall, 21 students placed and will go on to the regional meet as competitors or alternates.

In Accounting, sophomore Megan Fowler took sixth place. For Current Events, debater senior Eddy De La Garza took sixth place.

The second place team in Computer Science consisted of seniors Mark Chen, Tyler Lovelace, Robert Saenz and Max Vargas.

In the journalism events, junior Paige Parks was first in Headline Writing, junior Alina Tang was second in Headline Writing and junior Rachel Freeman was first alternate in Headline Writing. Junior Lauren Kriss was first alternate in News Writing.

In Mathematics, sophomore Anish Bose will go as second alternate after winning fifth place.

Lots of T-Wolves also qualified in Science events. Tyler Lovelace took first in Biology, took second and is the regional first alternate in Physics, took first in the general Science category, and was part of the first place Science team along with Max Vargas, Anish Bose and Max Doan. Vargas also took first in Physics and second in general Science.

The speech and debate team also came out in full force to place in multiple events.

In Prose Interpretation, senior Abby Bevers took first and senior Makenna Smith took fifth and will serve as second alternate.

In Poetry Interpretation, senior Maddy King took first and sophomore Claire Cantrell will serve as first alternate after taking fourth place.

Junior Annie Hooper will go onto the meet as first alternate after taking fourth in Informative Speaking.

In Persuasive Speaking, senior Eddy De La Garza placed third and senior Isaac Jochemsen took fourth and will be first alternate.

In Lincoln-Douglas Debate, senior Evan Grosch took first, senior Donghee Han took third, and senior Seth Deruiter took forth and will serve as first alternate.

The academic UIL regional meet is in San Antonio at UTSA on May. 1-2.